Islanders keep rolling with 5-2 win over Remparts
In game two of the Islanders final three game road trip through Quebec, the Charlottetown Islanders beat the Quebec Remparts 5-2 at the Videotron Centre.
Alex Dostie, Filip Chlapik, Daniel Sprong, Nicolas Meloche and Guillaume Brisebois scored the Isles goals while Mark Grametbauer got his second start in as many days.
The Islanders more than doubled the Remparts in the shots on goal category. They fired 40 shots, while Quebec had just 15.
Dostie’s goal came just 3:48 seconds into the game and was assisted by Francois Beauchemin and PO Joseph).
Philipp Kurashev responded for the Remparts less than three minutes later.
The Islanders took the lead back before the end of the first with Chlapik’s 31st. It was assisted by Kameron Kielly and Gregor MacLeod.
Sprong’s 19th goal of the season was the lone goal in the second period. Carl Neill had the lone assist.
At 6:59 of the third period, the Remparts pulled within one as Andrew Coxhead scored.
It was a one goal game until 17:59 of the third period, when Meloche redirected a Sprong pass to make it a 4-2 game.
Brisebois’ empty net goal at 18:58 sealed the deal for the Isles.
This was win number 39 on the season for the Islanders, and they now have 81 points in the QMJHL standings.
In game one of the road trip on Friday night, the Islanders blanked the Armada 3-0 in Blainville-Boisbriand.
They finish up the road trip on Sunday in Rimouski. They take on the Oceanic at 4pm AST.
Written by Darcy Cudmore